Japan’s Nippon TV has licensed hundreds of episodes of ‘HUNTER X HUNTER’, ‘Ouran High School Host Club’ and ‘Claymore’ among others to the streamer.
More great news for anime fans! Nippon TV, a Japanese multiplatform entertainment powerhouse, has partnered once again with Netflix, licensing 13 of its most popular anime titles to stream non-exclusively around the world. Nippon TV has already licensed Old Enough! as well as 30 of the company’s biggest drama series and entertainment shows to air on Netflix in Asian countries.
The first titles hit the streamer September 1: the ever-popular HUNTER X HUNTER’s first 38 episodes, slated to stream in 104 countries; Ouran High School Host Club in 190 countries; and Claymore in 136 countries.
The 13 titles, listed in the order Netflix will stream them, are:
HUNTER X HUNTER (148 eps. x 30 mins); Ouran High School Host Club (26 eps. x 30 mins); Claymore (26 eps. x 30 mins); DEATH NOTE (37 eps. x 30 min.), DEATH NOTE: Relight 1 (130 min.), and DEATH NOTE: Relight 2 (120 min.) in 14 countries; From Me to You (25 eps. x 30 min.) and From Me to You 2nd Season (13 eps. x 30 min.); BERSERK (25 eps. x 30 min.); Parasyte -the maxim- (24 eps. x 30 min.); NANA (47 eps. x 30 min.); Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! (76 eps. x 30 min.); and MONSTER (74 eps. x 30 min.).
Akane Inoue, Anime Sales and Licensing, International Business Development, Nippon TV said of the announcement, “Given the tremendous success of Old Enough! around the world, coupled with our drama series and entertainment shows streaming to large audiences in Asia, we are truly honored to be announcing this new deal with Netflix for some of our most beloved anime series in our catalogue. For many years, anime has been a driving force at Nippon TV where we have been producing hit anime titles such as HUNTER X HUNTER, DEATH NOTE, and many more. With anime continuing to surge in popularity around the world, the timing could not be better for this exciting partnership with Netflix. I have no doubt anime fans will be talking about these titles the world over.”